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‘I Have Waited 68 Years to See This’: How Honor Flights Help Veterans Reflect

Monday  13:30,   11 november 2019
nytimes

In 2004, shortly after the national World War II Memorial was completed, Earl Morse, a retired Air Force captain working at the Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Springfield, Ohio, realized that many of the veterans he knew would never get to >>>

For three decades, one man, now 75, has cared for Philly’s Vietnam and Korean War memorials

Monday  13:10,   11 november 2019
philly

No one is quite sure when Jim Moran became the caretaker of the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial, especially Jim Moran. It just seems that for as long as the monument has been around, Moran, 75, has been there, picking up trash, watching out... >>>

San Francisco cops respond to 2 homeless men shot with arrows: report

Monday  13:10,   11 november 2019
foxnews

Two homeless men living at an encampment in San Francisco were shot with arrows early Sunday in an attack that was not a random attack, a report said. © AP Photo/Jeff Chiu This Aug. 21, 2019, photo shows a homeless man sleeping in front of recycling >>>

Supreme Court weighs fate of DACA, 700,000 young immigrants

Monday  12:10,   11 november 2019
abcnews.go

The Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a case challenging President Trump’s controversial 2017 decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.The justices will hear oral arguments in a case challenging President Donald Trump's... >>>

US Forest Service shuts down vandalized Georgia park feature

Monday  11:15,   11 november 2019
msn

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says vandalism is forcing it to shut down a popular fall leaf viewing destination in Georgia. The agency posted photos to Facebook on Friday showing a wooden platform covered in white spray paint... >>>

Rising temperatures put U.S. troops at risk during training, report finds

Monday  09:50,   11 november 2019
nbcnews

By midcentury, troops could face an extra month of heat-index temperatures above 100 F every year, the Union of Concerned Scientists found.U.S. troops already sweating through dangerous summer heat at bases across the country could face greater... >>>

Still teaching at 95, Jimmy Carter draws devotees to church

Monday  09:05,   11 november 2019
msn

PLAINS, Ga. (AP) — The pilgrims arrive early and from all over, gathering hours before daybreak in an old pecan grove that surrounds a country church. They come, they say, for a dose of simple decency and devotion wrapped up in a Bible lesson. The... >>>

Falling investment revives attacks against Trump's tax cuts

Monday  06:05,   11 november 2019
thehill

The GOP tax law passed in 2017 was supposed to super charge the economy, but the lack of major impact is spurring critics to renew their attacks against the signature measure from President Trump.Republicans said the tax law would help the economy... >>>

Protesters demonstrate against Donald Trump Jr.'s appearance at UCLA

Monday  04:06,   11 november 2019
latimes

Chanting "humanity first," dozens of people protested outside the UCLA hall on Sunday where Donald Trump Jr. was speaking as part of a promotional tour for his new book. Trump, who is promoting his book "Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and... >>>

NRA turmoil creates rift among some big donors

Monday  03:15,   11 november 2019
msn

Joe Olson was once such a passionate supporter of the National Rifle Association that he pledged to bequeath several million dollars from his estate to the gun organization upon his death. But the steady drip of investigations and misspending... >>>

Venice Beach littered with needles and other medical supplies that washed up onshore

Monday  03:15,   11 november 2019
cnn

Lifeguards say the area has been cordoned off and Los Angeles Public Health has been notified.Lifeguards found a "large amount" of medical supplies around 11:30 a.m. PST along the beach south of the Venice Beach Pier, according to tweets from the... >>>

Berliners tried to send Trump a piece of the Berlin Wall with a message saying 'no wall lasts forever'

Monday  02:10,   11 november 2019
msn

The 2.7-ton chunk of concrete arrived in Washington, DC, on Saturday, and local media outlets reported that the Secret Service turned it away. Photos and videos posted on social media showed the wall arriving in the city on Saturday. Inscribed on... >>>

BART riders hold lunchtime 'eat-in' protest after man detained for eating sandwich on platform

Monday  01:45,   11 november 2019
abc7news

A man detained this week by BART Police for eating a sandwich on a train platform, is sparking some outrage with the public. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Kansas man claims he was fired from a restaurant because he has HIV

Monday  01:20,   11 november 2019
cnn

A man is suing a Kansas restaurant, claiming he was fired because he has HIV -- which would be a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

The last time Kentucky fought over a gubernatorial election, the governor got killed

Monday  01:05,   11 november 2019
washingtonpost

The violence of 1899 left Kentucky on the brink of civil war. Now the Bluegrass state could be facing another contested gubernatorial election between Matt Bevin and Andy Beshear.It was an ugly election. When the votes were counted, the Republican... >>>